Hi and welcome to my blog,Anna Daly-McCabe. Please make yourself at home and grab a drink from my hunky cabana boys, Zeke and Jake.
To get us started can you tell us a little about what you are working on or have coming out? Hi everyone great to be here. I’m working on two erotic romantic shorts at the moment. One is for a brand new series which will be published later in Feb. The other is the final installment of the erotic romance The Temptation Series working title ‘A Wedding Temptation’, where we catch up with the girls at Lara’s wedding. There are a few surprises in there and we will find out if Alison forgives Axle. That’s due for publication in June. So I’m getting really excited about that.
How would you describe yourself using only five words? A self confessed latteholic!!
If you could write a warning label for yourself as a person or an author, what would it say? Mmmm Beware contains major traces of sarcasm.
Do you have any guilty pleasures? Yes my biggest guilty pleasure is after I finish writing a book or novella I always celebrate with a bottle of champagne and a Belgian chocolate.
Name one thing readers would be surprised to know about you. I have a morbid fear of spiders… YUCK…Shivers at the thought of it!!!
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? OH gosh that’s easy it would have to be the Maldives…sheer paradise.
How do you get yourself in the mood to write? I have to have music playing in the background. The type of music I listen to would depend on the scene or story I am writing.
Can you share with us your typical writing day. Is there anything you have to have while writing? I have to have coffee and rich tea biscuits to nibble on.. I am a chronic insomniac so my writing day could begin at 2:00 A.M. Normally I would begin around 7/7:30 A.M. I read what I have written the previous day and then move on to the next chapter. Sometimes if it’s not flowing I would take a break for an hour and go for a walk along the river and come back with a fresh pair of eyes and ready to tackle the scene.
Who are some of your favorite authors? I love Stephen King, Edna O’ Brian and of course F. Scott Fitzgerald. I am also a huge fan of Bret Easton Ellis.
What is in your To Read Pile that you are dying to start or upcoming release you can’t wait for? I have about four books that I got for Christmas sitting on my night table. I have started Jeffery Deaver The Cold Moon and I can’t wait to read Mike Scott’s Adventure of a Waterboy.
Is there something special you do to celebrate when one of your books is released? Yes I cook a special meal for my family.
Do you have a favorite TV show you can’t miss? OH gosh I am absolutely addicted to Special Unit 2. It is so funny.
If you could date any character from any book, who would it be and why-no it doesn’t have to be from your books? There are two the first one would be the Chairman from Arthur Golden’s Memoirs of a Geisha. He is such a fascinating character and very sophisticated. The second is Nick Glam Man from my Glam Metal Series, I think he is sooo hot and he’s a leather clad rocker, my major weakness lol….But Shhh don’t tell anyone!!
What is the strangest source of writing inspiration you’ve ever had? On a family vacation in France some years ago we stayed in a cottage in a very isolated area. It was very spooky and the atmosphere was given an even more chilling air by the constant rain and I was surprised by the story which I wrote afterward — a paranormal romantic thriller.
If your muse were to talk behind your back, what secrets would he/she tell? LOL how much I actually fantasize about the characters and plots that I am working on….Best not to let my muse loose!!!!
‘Glamour in a Man’s world’
Maxine Anderson is a music industry executive and scout with a prestigious label in LA. Immersed in a predominantly male world and driven by the shame of her humble beginnings she will stop at nothing to get what she wants…And Maxine wants it all the Hollywood lifestyle and the glamour that goes with it!!
In a reversal of the casting couch prevalent in Hollywood, Maxine uses her position to seduce young musicians who will do anything for that all important recording contract. Using her erotic intelligence Maxine climbs the corporate ladder and is in turn used by the rich and powerful men whose bed she shamelessly shares.
Following a passionate and torrid affair with a sexy young rocker Maxine’s life is shattered when her daughter arrives at her Beverley Hills mansion with the same guitarist and announces that he is her boyfriend. Maxine can only watch on in horror as he reveals to her society friends the sordid details of their steamy affair and that he is responsible for her daughter’s new ‘career’ as a porn actress.
Maxine desperately tries to help her daughter recover from her drug addiction and watches helplessly as Hayley is lured deeper into the sex industry. And so begins a mother’s revenge on the man she believes responsible for destroying her beautiful daughter.
As she explores the seedier side of politics and business to find those responsible for her daughter’s demise Maxine soon realizes she is caught up in a web of corruption linked to the Mexican mob…
She put her coat around her shoulders and they walked over to the elevator.
The doors opened and they stepped inside. As the doors closed Rob looked at her and asked:
“Wasn’t a great party then?” Maxine looked up at him and laughed heartily.
“What makes you say that?” She asked. He grinned and pushed his hair off his face.
“You came to the club,” he said. “It can’t have been a great party. Or maybe you wanted to see me.” Maxine turned to him and in a moment he had pulled her into his arms and was kissing her hard. He pushed her against the wall and began to kiss her neck moving his tongue gently to her delicate earlobe. She closed her eyes as she responded to him. His kisses burned her skin.
“Baby,” Rob moaned. “You are so hot.” Maxine ran her fingers through his hair and pulled his mouth back to hers.
The elevator doors opened and Rob looked at her and smiled as she stood up straight and whispered.
“How about that coffee?” He laughed and they walked out onto the street. They walked for a block and as they passed a hotel Maxine looked at it and then led Rob inside.
“We’d like a room.” She said to the concierge. “With a sunken tub,” she added quickly. The concierge nodded and got a key and handed it to Maxine. She handed him her credit card and gave the key to Rob.
A few minutes later Rob opened the door of their room and the lights turned on as they entered. He whistled when he saw the bed. Maxine walked over to the drinks cabinet and opened it. She took out a bottle of champagne and handed it to Rob. She touched his arm and went over to the bed. She threw her coat on the chair near the window and sat down on the bed.
Rob filled two glasses with the champagne and handed one to her. She took the glass from him and took a sip. He sat down on the window ledge and looked at her.
Unable to stand his eyes on her any longer, Maxine got up and went over to him and put her arms around his neck and kissed him on the mouth. Rob stood up and began to unzip her dress. It fell to the ground and she moaned as he kissed her breasts. He lifted her up in his arms and brought her over to the bed and gently put her on it. He removed his t-shirt and covered her body with his. Maxine caressed his bare back with her long nails; she threw her head back. He was driving her wild. She felt as though she would go crazy if he didn’t take her.
Links to Lady Scout: The Maxine Anderson Story
Amazon US Link.
Amazon UK Link.